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Winston Should Leave FSU for NFL

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A top college football school always dreads the possibility of its star leaving early for the NFL. Always. Exception to the rule: Florida State ought to be welcoming the idea of Jameis Winston going pro after the season — and taking his tarnished Heisman Trophy with him. The university has been a national punchline with Winston as its most visible campus personality. FSU hasn’t exactly distinguished itself in its handling …

Dartmouth Graduate Friel Helping NFL to Change Its Approach to Domestic Abuse Reports, Penalties

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Hanover — The words jumped off the screen with the impact of a crushing blind-side tackle. The video is about domestic violence. The speaker is former NFL defensive tackle Joe Ehrmann. “Imagine this is your loved one,” he tells the group. “What would you do?” The 32 men in the audience for this …

Don’t Read Too Much Into Seminoles’ Perfection

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Tallahassee, Fla. — Chunks of our wacko nation are about to spend the next few days at one of our deepest pleasures. In bars, in barber shops, at offices, on the radio and in the sacrosanctity of comment sections, we are about to decipher a monumental offensive pass-interference penalty. There is little that Americans love any more than deciphering a monumental offensive pass-interference …

Bowled Over: No 4 UNH Dismantles Dartmouth Football

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Durham, n.h. — It’s leaf-peeper season in New England and the Dartmouth College football team drove through vibrant foliage Saturday en route to its nonconference game at New Hampshire. Hours later, the Big Green got an up-close look …

College Football: Aggies Rally Past Hogs

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Arlington, Texas — Kenny Hill threw for 386 yards and four touchdowns, with a 25-yarder to Malcome Kennedy on the first play of overtime, and Texas A&M rallied from a two-touchdown deficit to beat Arkansas 35-28 on Saturday. …

Dartmouth’s Captain Video a Master Behind The Camera

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Hanover — Dylan Moye is decidedly behind the scenes for the Dartmouth College football team. However, the 2010 Mascoma High graduate’s work for the program as its first-year video coordinator is front and center when it comes to …

Army, Yale Renew an Ancient Rivalry Today

Saturday, September 27, 2014

New Haven, Conn. (ap) — Army visits the Yale Bowl for the first time in 26 years today to renew a rivalry that once helped determine the best team in college football. This season, the Black Knights (1-2) needed a waiver from the NCAA to play the game …

UNH Turns On the Lights for Big Green

Friday, September 26, 2014

Durham, n.h. — Andy Vailas is in at quarterback, Sean Goldrich is out and running back Nico Steriti is iffy for the first night football game in the history of Cowell Stadium on State of New Hampshire Day on Saturday. That’s the backdrop as the No. 4 UNH …

Lyons Roars Again: Ex-Dartmouth Coach Leads UNH’s Defense

Friday, September 26, 2014

For John Lyons, like all football coaches, film study is just a part of the job. The lonely, darkened room highlighted by the repetitious, soundless forward and reverse of little figures on a small screen. Day after day, …

Retired UConn AD Dies

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Storrs, Conn. — John Toner, athletic director emeritus who is credited with building the University of Connecticut into a basketball power and hiring its two best-known coaches, died. He was 91. UConn announced that Toner died Tuesday morning in Savannah, Ga., where he had lived in retirement. The …

Pats’ ‘D’ Rates An ‘A’

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Foxborough, Mass. — With the offense sputtering and looking for production, the New England defense has stepped up to lead the Patriots to wins the past two weeks. After getting hit with 23 unanswered points in the second …

Big Green, Crusaders Play to Draw

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Worcester, Mass. — Dartmouth goalkeeper Stefan Cleveland denied a penalty kick from the Crusaders’ Matt Villano with 2:28 to play in double overtime to preserve the Dartmouth men’s soccer team’s 2-2 draw with Holy Cross. Stefan Defregger nearly won the match for the Big Green with 9 seconds …

Dartmouth Women Soccer Defeats Vermont, 4-0

Monday, September 22, 2014

Staff Reports Burlington, Vt. — Senior Tasha Wilkins scored a pair of goals and sophomore goalkeeper Casey Cousineau made three saves, as the Dartmouth women’s soccer team defeated Twin State rival Vermont, 4-0, on Sunday afternoon at Virtue Field. The Big Green (3-2-1) is on a four-game unbeaten …